Myrrh – 5ml
Myrrh essential oil is a dark brown essential oil with a warm, rich spicy odor. Myrrh is the gum collected from the myrrh bush and oil is steam-distilled from the resin. Myrrh is one of the oldest known aromatic substances. Well known for its antimicrobial properties, it is used in the treatment of mouth, gum and throat infections. This oil is also reputed to stimulate the stomach digestive system. Due to its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties it is useful in treating wounds and ulcers. It instils a deep sense of calm and tranquility on the mind.
Ideal uses: Massage, bath and inhalation.
Precautions: It is contraindicated during pregnancy. Should not be used when pregnant.
Fun Fact: Myrrh was used by the Ancient Egyptians as an important ingredient in embalming.